Thu, 8 Jul 2021

After Covid-19 wave, Kerala reports Zika virus. 10 fresh case of Zika virus reported. Here is all you should know

After Covid-19 wave, Kerala reports Zika virus. 10 fresh case of Zika virus reported. Here is all you should know

Minimum Ten new cases of Zika virus have been  reported from the Indian state Kerala.

Out of 13 samples sent  to NIV (national institute of Virology) located at Pune ten of them have come positive for Zika Virus 

Health minister of Kerala  Veena George said “ we have doubt about  positives in the samples sent to NVI’’

After Covid-19 wave, Kerala reports Zika virus. 10 fresh case of Zika virus reported. Here is all you should know

According to sources all the cases are from Thiruvandpuam

Zika virus is a mosquito -borne Flavivirus that was at very first found in monkeys in 1947 in Uganda according to WHO 

Zika virus is highly spread through bites of mosquitoes  .

While Zika Virus doesn’t cause any serious health problems . But it can cause birth defects such as microcephaly and other congenital abnormality when Zika virus is found in pregnant women 

Even if most people with Zika virus have no symptoms , some have medical conditions such as fever ,rash, muscle and joint pain, and headache And discomfort. Zika virus normally  takes 2- 7 days 

The large majority of Zika virus is not spread transferred  from person to person, but it may pass from one person to another person during Sexual intercourse.